I have used PhilaPets several times for pet sitting services when I am away from home. I have a cat and a fish, and because they are fairly low-maintenance, there is no need for them to go to a "pet hotel" while I am gone. They get to stay at home and relax, while someone comes to them!\n\nMy experience with Cindy from Philapets has been amazing. Cindy has always reliably fed and taken care of my pets, including playing with my cat and cleaning the fish's tank. The orientation visit for the service was very thorough - Cindy made sure she knew where everything was for any conceivable emergency.\n\nThere are many options for the services that PhilaPets offers - pet sitting, dog walking or dog running, medication administration, taking your pet to the vet, and overnight stays. They will even check on your pets on holidays (for a small additional fee).\n\nFor me, the best part of the service is that everything is organized online, aside from the initial orientation visit - booking services is done online, and you set up an account with their billing service so that you can pay quickly and easily online.\n\nThe current charge (as of 3/08) for pet sitting or dog walking is $16 per visit - much cheaper than any pet hotel I encountered, and with much less stress to the pets. I highly recommend this service!